A new type of toad species was discovered hiding in the Peruvian Andes. See its unique “dead-leaf pattern.”
Scientists have discovered fossils of three species of big-headed fly that lived about 50 million years ago.
Gaining the title as the world’s largest vinyl record, a supersized LP of the Eagles’ multi-platinum hit, Hotel California, spins on top of the redesigned venue, the Forum.
Scientists study the protein MitoNEET’s entwined arm movements, which could control the fate of potentially toxic payload.
The dangerously cold air, called a polar vortex, has spread across the continent, breaking records and water pipes. But what happens when the temperature dips to a particular degree?
Night sky photographer LeRoy Zimmerman captured these amazing images of aurora borealis over Alaska. See how he captured the views near Fairbanks in early December.
Amateur astronomer David Ellison captured this beautiful image of the Horsehead and Flame Nebulas from his backyard in Chatanooga, Tenn. See how he did it here.
The parasite known as the human botfly or Dermatobia hominis goes on a fascinating journey from larvae to adult.
The fascinating South African dung beetle species is unique both for its galloping gait and for the way it collects dung.
Computer Pioneer Grace Hopper is remembered as Computer Science Education Week kicks off around the globe.
This video captures scientists studying a deadly disease humans could be passing on to an animal, a phenomenon known as "reverse zoonosis."
The Richard’s family of Canberra, Australia used 502,165 LED lights to create this Guinness World Record setting Christmas light installation.
Adrenaline junkies, look no further: ‘Insane’ new waterslide plans to tower over the current world recordholder as the tallest waterslide on the planet.
Take a look at this amazing 400x-magnified image showing a microbiological water park created by the fascinating fungus Emericella nidulans.
Take a look at a stunning time-lapse sequence captured at the 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.